620  
WWUS81 KRNK 191230  
SPSRNK  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
830 AM EDT THU APR 19 2018  
 
NCZ003>006-019-020-VAZ032>035-043>047-058-059-192300-  
SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WILKES-YADKIN-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-  
BEDFORD-AMHERST-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-  
HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF DOBSON, DANBURY, EDEN, YANCEYVILLE,  
WILKESBORO, YADKINVILLE, STUART, ROCKY MOUNT, BEDFORD, AMHERST,  
MARTINSVILLE, DANVILLE, LYNCHBURG, APPOMATTOX, SOUTH BOSTON,  
AND KEYSVILLE  
830 AM EDT THU APR 19 2018  
   
..INCREASED FIRE DANGER EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND DRIER AIR MOVING IN WILL CREATE  
CONDITIONS FAVORING ENHANCED FIRE GROWTH THIS AFTERNOON. ANY OUTDOOR  
BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED TODAY.  
 
VIRGINIA RESIDENTS ARE REMINDED THAT OUTDOOR BURNING IS PROHIBITED  
BEFORE 4 PM EACH DAY THROUGH APRIL 30TH. EXERCISE CAUTION HANDLING  
ANY POTENTIAL IGNITION SOURCE...INCLUDING MACHINERY...CIGARETTES...  
AND MATCHES. BE SURE TO PROPERLY DISCARD ALL SMOKING MATERIALS.  
ANY DRY GRASSES AND TREE LITTER THAT IGNITE WILL HAVE THE  
POTENTIAL TO SPREAD QUICKLY.  
 

 
 
CLICK HERE TO GO TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS.

The Nexlab VA Page
The Nexlab WV Page
The Nexlab NC Page Main Text Page